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Project Director – Submarine Cable (Australia)

Based in Sydney, Australia

Are you ready to make an impact?

What about being part of better worldwide connectivity?



About us

  • BW Digital develop, fund and operate digital infrastructures in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • We provide customers with future-proof capacity and hosting solutions based on the highest level of performance, scalability and sustainability.
  • Our 15,000 km submarine cable – Hawaiki – connects Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Hawaii and the continental United States since July 2018.
  • Our new projects include Hawaiki Nui, a new transpacific submarine cable connecting South-East Asia, Oceania and North America and Datagrid, the first carbon-neutral hyperscale datacentre in Australasia.


Purpose of role

The purpose of that role is to support the development of our project Hawaiki Nui. Hawaiki Nui is a new 26,000 km submarine cable ( almost 2 times bigger than Hawaiki Cable ) connecting Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, with RFS planned for 2025.

Your role is to design and lead the design and development in your dedicated country : Australia.

Key tasks and responsibilities


Responsible for the planning, provision and installation of our Cable system in your country

  • Work on the definition of the project scope associated costs.
  • Support each step of the project : identification of landing sites, cable routing, technical solutions and identification of permitting requirements.
  • Perform all necessary consultations required to secure permits
  • Issue tenders for construction and power equipment
  • Assist in the selection, recruitment and training of appropriate personnel for the Hawaiki Nui cable station
  • Liaise with local suppliers and oversee cable station, land duct and BMH adaptation to the needs of Hawaiki Nui
  • Supervise, verify and proceed with acceptance fibre backhauls;
  • Assist in the procurement, testing and acceptance of suitable backhaul transmission and supervision equipment;
  • Assist in the selection and follow-up of a suitable provider of NOC services



For that ambitious challenge, we need Subsea Cable experience, a strong project management acumen, a strategic view, and the willingness to be part of something big.

  • More than 10 years of experience in the Telecommunication industry and ICT / connectivity ecosystem, with the Submarine Cable expertise
  • knowledge of regulations and statutory obligations
  • Project Management skills
  • Organized and results-oriented approach, challenge-driven personality.
  • Collaborative team player, solid leadership and open communication skills


  • You will be joining a diverse, professional team where continual development and international career opportunities are available.
  • Are you keen to progress? We strive to provide opportunities to grow, and we encourage you to learn new skills.
  • We want you to bring your unique perspectives to work, advance our collective thinking and explore new ways of doing things.
  • Do you believe in sustaining our planet ? BW group plays an important role in enabling a low carbon future for energy. That is why we are making significant investments in renewable energy sources and related technologies. A sustainable future needs people like you who want to make a difference.
  • Hybrid way of work: when you are not working from home, you will be meeting your colleagues at our stunning head office in the center of Parnell.
  • Be part of something big : BW Group is a leading global company involved in shipping, maritime infrastructure, and new sustainable technologies. Founded in 1955, BW group footprint is in Singapore, Copenhagen, Oslo, Houston, London, Manila, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro and New Zealand.


If you want to make lives better around the world by providing more connectivity, we’d like to hear from you.

Please send me your CV to [email protected]