SBU Head – Food & FMCG


SBU Head – Food & FMCG

Job Description: 

Cedar Retail is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to serve as the Strategic business unit head for its Food & FMCG division. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and overall management of our Food & FMCG businesses, including retail stores, wholesale & distribution – commodities & FMCG, our food brands including Crosso and Suvidi, and a chain of eateries that we are developing. 

Package : CTC 24 Lakhs per annum



  1. Provide strategic leadership and direction for all businesses within the Food & FMCG Vertical, ensuring alignment with Cedar Retail’s overall goals and objectives.                                                                                                
  2. Develop and implement comprehensive business plans and strategies to drive growth, profitability, and market share across all verticals.
  3. Oversee the operations of retail stores, wholesale distribution channels, and food brand units, ensuring efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  4. Lead cross-functional teams to execute key initiatives and projects, fostering collaboration and synergy among different business units.
  5. Drive innovation and product development efforts to enhance our food brands’ offerings and meet evolving customer needs and preferences.
  6. Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and consumer insights to identify opportunities for expansion and differentiation.
  7. Establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including suppliers, distributors, and retail partners.
  8. Manage budget and financial performance for the Food & FMCG SBU, ensuring cost-effective operations and maximizing profitability.
  9. Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to vertical heads and team members, fostering a culture of excellence, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  10. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards across all businesses within the vertical.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     



  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field. MBA preferred.
  2.  Minimum of 15 years of experience in the Food/FMCG industry, with a proven track record of success in senior management roles.
  3.  Expertise in retail operations, wholesale distribution, and food brand management, preferably with experience in ready-to-eat food products.
  4.  Strong leadership and strategic planning skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and negotiate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  6.  Analytical mindset with the ability to analyze data, evaluate performance metrics, and make data-driven decisions.
  7. Entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking, with a passion for driving innovation and growth in a dynamic business environment.
  8. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, while maintaining attention to detail and quality.


Join Cedar Retail and lead our Food & FMCG SBU to new heights of success. If you have the experience, expertise, and passion to drive growth and innovation in the FMCG industry, we want to hear from you. Apply now to be part of our dynamic team! 

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